A Brown 3-pointer to start the second half put Miami up for good. The Broncos (4-12, 0-5 MAC) closed to within 48-46, but Lairy scored five straight points during a 7-0 run to extend Miami’s lead to 55-46 with just over seven minutes to play.
When WMU got within three with 2:22 to play, Brown drilled a 3-pointer with 1:50 left to put Miami back up six.
The RedHawks had no second-half turnovers and finished 15-of-15 from the free throw line, the first time they’ve been perfect from the charity stripe this season.
Miami returns home Tuesday night to host archrival Ohio.